Service Assessor

Salary: £24,982 - £27,041 per annum
07 Jun 2021
25 Jun 2021
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Social care
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Shift work

 Worcestershire County Council Reablement Service

Service Assessor

Salary: £24,982 - £27,041 per annum

Worcestershire County Council is committed to supporting its residents to live healthy and independent lives in their community.

Our approach is to offer short-term intensive support to enable individuals to learn how to live their lives as independently as they can and support them to regain independence during the period of support. We will continue to focus on what people can do and build on these skills. We will make sure people receive the right support at the right time to help them live independently at home for as long as possible.

This is part of a broader approach to ensure Worcestershire residents are healthier, live longer, have better quality of life and remain independent for as long as possible.

We are looking to recruit to the position of Service Assessor, you must be committed to:

  • Undertake initial assessments within the community; identifying needs, risks and the service user's potential for regaining independence with personal and / or domestic activities of daily living
  • Develop Promoting Independence Plans that capture the desired service user outcomes and detail the required intervention of the service    
  • Actively case manage service users, as part of a multidisciplinary team, within a locality including regular reviews of their progress
  • Ensure that all standards and performance measures are adhered to, including service user monitoring protocols and quality assurance audit completion.
  • Provide out of hours cover as part of a rota during hours of service delivery

As the ideal candidate you must have a level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or considerable experience of working in a social care setting.  It is also equally important that you can demonstrate a can-do attitude, and that you are proactive, compassionate and empathetic.

In return you will be supported in your role by your line manager through one to one meetings and performance reviews, team meetings and other corporate wellbeing tools. You will be encouraged and supported to complete any formal accredited qualifications, and you will have a personal development plan to support you in developing towards any personal career aspirations. You will also receive 5 weeks annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays, rising to 6 weeks after 5 years’ service, and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

If you are interested in this role, please submit an application detailing how you meet the requirements of the role. You should refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification to support this.

If you require further information, please contact Debbie Bell or Jayne McCullough on 01905 822876.

This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

Closing date:  Friday 25th June

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 5th July